P.R. disasters and crisis management

Today in Introduction to Mass Communication we are going to talk about public relations disasters and crisis management. Examples for discussion:

American Apparel. “In case you’re bored during the storm,” the ad says. “Just Enter SANDYSALE at Checkout.”

John Galliano. Photo: The Guardian

John Galliano: Christian Dior designer appeared on video at a Paris bar saying, “I love Hitler” and “people like you would be dead” and “your mothers, your forefathers” would all be “gassed.”

Abercrombie & Fitch asked Jersey Shore star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino to stop wearing the brand’s clothes.

FedEx deliveryman tosses computer monitor over fence.

Kardashian company accused of making clothes with child labor in China

Wendy Crossland with photo of her daughter. Credit: New York Times

Monster Energy Drinks. Anais Fournier died of cardiac arrest after drinking Monster Energy Drinks in 2011 in Hagerstown, Md.

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